Barry Manuel

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Barry Manuel
Born: (1965-08-12) August 12, 1965 (age 54)
Mamou, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
MLB: September 6, 1991, for the Texas Rangers
NPB: April 21, 1999, for the Seibu Lions
Last appearance
MLB: August 8, 1998, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
NPB: April 21, 1999, for the Seibu Lions
MLB statistics
Win–loss record7-2
Earned run average3.87

Barry Paul Manuel (born August 12, 1965) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of five seasons in Major League Baseball between 1991 and 1998, and one season in Nippon Professional Baseball in 1999.

In high school Manuel made the all-state team in 1984 and went on to play for LSU from 1984-87. In 1986 he was voted on the College Baseball All-American team. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the 1987 Major League Baseball draft. Manuel was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 6, 1991, with the Texas Rangers.

After his major league career, Manuel played one game for the Seibu Lions in Japan in 1999.

Up in till the 2016-2017 school year Barry served as the head baseball coach and the gameday football coordinator for Westminster Christian Academy in Opelousas, Louisiana.

Barry currently serves as the head baseball coach for St Edmund Catholic School in Eunice, Louisiana.